September 16, 2016

Two arrested on drug charges

Two Key Largo residents were arrested Thursday afternoon after undercover operatives purchased heroin and cocaine at a resort in Key Largo.

An undercover operative met with 25 year old Jessica Brown at Sunset Cove Beach Resort; they went to a unit at the resort with “Pelican” on the door and met with a man later identified as  Kristian Demblans and purchased a substance that later tested positive as 3.4 grams of Heroin. A second purchase of 4.4 grams of  crack cocaine was made later in the day at the same location from Brown and Demblans.

After the drugs were purchased a search warrant was obtained for the unit they were selling from. Inside, detectives found 23 grams of crack cocaine, 9 grams of powdered cocaine, 15 grams of Alprazolam, .7 grams of Heroin and 5 grams of marijuana. A large amount of drug paraphernalia was also found in the room.

Both Brown and Demblans were arrested. Brown was charged with sale of cocaine, sale of heroin, possession of heroin with intent to sell, trafficking in cocaine, two counts use of a two way communications device to facilitate a felony and possession of drug paraphernalia. Demblans was charged with sale of heroin and cocaine as well as an outstanding warrant for failure to appear in court.

The operation was conducted by the Sheriff’s Special Investigations Unit with assistance of Homeland Security Investigations and the State Attorney’s Office.

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